Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 109 104
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 -20
Permanent jobs citing LAN 40 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.59% 1.57% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.55% 13.16% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 34
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% -24.44% +60.71%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,000 £32,725
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,000 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +12.50%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 275 304 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.91% 11.96% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 161 233 206
Edinburgh median annual salary £48,004 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for LAN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for LAN.

1 38 (95.00%) WAN
2 29 (72.50%) Cisco
3 22 (55.00%) Windows
4 21 (52.50%) Firewall
4 21 (52.50%) Azure
5 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
7 17 (42.50%) Office 365
8 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (35.00%) VLAN
9 14 (35.00%) Network Security
10 13 (32.50%) CCNP
10 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
11 11 (27.50%) Windows 10
12 10 (25.00%) Wireless
12 10 (25.00%) Presales
13 9 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
14 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (20.00%) MCSE
15 7 (17.50%) DHCP
15 7 (17.50%) DNS
15 7 (17.50%) CCNA
15 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (17.50%) Technical Leadership
16 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
16 6 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
16 6 (15.00%) Wireless Security

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (52.50%) Azure
2 17 (42.50%) Office 365
3 4 (10.00%) AWS
3 4 (10.00%) GCP
4 1 (2.50%) OpenDNS
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (95.00%) WAN
2 21 (52.50%) Firewall
3 14 (35.00%) Network Security
3 14 (35.00%) VLAN
4 10 (25.00%) Wireless
5 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
5 9 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (17.50%) DHCP
6 7 (17.50%) DNS
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (15.00%) Wireless Security
8 5 (12.50%) VPN
9 4 (10.00%) Telepresence
9 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
10 3 (7.50%) ADSL
10 3 (7.50%) NAS
10 3 (7.50%) SAN
10 3 (7.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (7.50%) German Language
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Architect
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
1 10 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 9 (22.50%) IT Support
3 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.00%) IT Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) IT Technician
6 3 (7.50%) Senior IT Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 10
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Android
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Presales
2 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (17.50%) Technical Leadership
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.00%) Network Management
5 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) DevOps
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.50%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.50%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (32.50%) CCNP
3 8 (20.00%) MCSE
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.50%) CCNA
5 6 (15.00%) CCDP
5 6 (15.00%) MCSA
6 4 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) vSphere
2 2 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) MaaS360
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) DameWare
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco
2 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Apple
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) 3Com
6 2 (5.00%) Mitel
7 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) F5
7 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.50%) LaCie
7 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.50%) Panasonic
7 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec